World Conservation and Monitoring Centre

In Brief

2000, UNEP; Cambridge UK

Description

(2000, Cambridge, UK; www.unep-wcmc.org).

A collaboration between the United Nations Environment Programme, the world’s foremost intergovernmental environmental organization, and WCMC, a UK-based charity. Mission: To provide authoritative information about biodiversity and ecosystem services in a manner that is useful to decision-makers who are driving change in environment and development policy. Seeks a world where decision-makers in all sectors “take full account of the values of biodiversity as the bedrock of a global green economy and human well-being.” WCMC employs a technical team of around 60 scientists and technicians. Publishes UNEP-WCMC Annual Report. Director: John Hutton. COO: Tom Johnson.

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